January 14th

Jan 14, 2013 -- 10:12am

 

 

 

 

 

At last year's Golden Globes, JODIE FOSTER'S sexuality came up, when host RICKY GERVAIS made a joke about it.  She was there, and she smiled.At last night's Golden Globes, Jodie's sexuality came up again . . . but this time she brought it up herself, by finally confirming that she IS a lesbian.Jodie was being honored with the Cecil B. DeMille Award . . . when she gave a somewhat strange, but ridiculously good speech, where she came out, without actually "coming out."At first, she teased it as a big announcement.  She said, quote, "I guess I just have just a sudden urge to say something that I've never really been able to air in public. "[It's] a declaration that I'm a little nervous about . . . but maybe not quite as nervous as my publicist right now.  I'm just going to put it out there . . . loud and proud . . . I am single."She was joking, obviously.  But then she went on:  Quote, "This is not going to be a big coming out speech tonight because I already did my coming out about a thousand years ago back in the stone age . -"In those very quaint days when a fragile girl would open up to trusted friends and family and coworkers and then gradually proudly to everyone who knew her . . . but now apparently I'm told that every celebrity is expected to honor the details of their private life with a press conference, a fragrance and a primetime reality show."She added, "Seriously, if you had been a public figure from the time that you were a toddler, if you'd had to fight for a life that felt real and honest and normal against all odds, then maybe then you too would value privacy against all else.  Privacy." Jodie then thanked her ex-girlfriend, who was there with their kids. She said, "There's no way I could ever stand here without acknowledging one of the deepest loves of my life, my heroic co-parent, my ex-partner in love, but righteous soul sister in life, my confessor, ski buddy, consigliere, most beloved BFF of 20 years, Cydney Bernard.-"Thank you, Cyd.  I'm so proud of our modern family, our amazing sons, Charlie and Kit, who are my reason to breathe and to evolve, my blood and soul.  And boys, in case you didn't know it, this song, like all of this, this song is for you."If that wasn't moving enough, she also paid tribute to her sick mother, who's suffering from dementia.  She said, quote, "I love you, I love you, I love you and I hope if I say this three times, it will magically and perfectly enter into your soul . -"Fill you with grace, and the joy of knowing that you did good in this life.  You're a great mom.  Please take that with you when you're finally okay to go."

WILL FERRELL and KRISTEN WIIG teamed up to present the Golden Globe for "Best Lead Actress in a Comedy or Musical" award last night. They made a joke out of it . . . naturally . . . by pretending that they had no idea what each of the nominated movies were about.But the best part came toward the end, when the camera cut to TOMMY LEE JONES . . . who looked VERY UN-AMUSED with Will and Kristen's silliness.  They were in the middle of mocking Tommy's "Hope Springs" costar, MERYL STREEP.

The Golden Globes went down last night and the movies "Argo" and "Les Misérables" were the big winners, along with the cable shows "Homeland" and "Girls".  Also, HBO's "Game Change" won three Golden Globes, including Best Miniseries or TV Movie. In the movie categories, "Argo" won Best Drama, and Ben Affleck won Best Director also for "Argo."Les Misérables" won Best Musical or Comedy, and two of its stars also won Hugh Jackman won Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy, and Anne Hathaway won Best Supporting Actress. Adele’s "Skyfall" theme won Best Original Song.

 

BRITNEY SPEARS and her fiancé Jason Trawick have called it quits.  He also resigned as her co-conservator, and Britney now has new management.  She issued a statement saying, quote, "Jason and I have decided to call off our engagement.  I'll always adore him and we will remain great friends." One source claims the breakup was over kids.  Britney wanted more, Jason wanted NONE.  She's 31 . . . he's 41.  Britney has already given Jason back the $90,000 engagement ring.

BRITNEY SPEARS will not return for "X Factor's" third season.  She issued a statement Friday saying it was her choice, but sources say she wasn't going to be asked back.  Either way, Britney is reportedly closing in on a deal for a Las Vegas residency that'll pay her $100 million a year.

 STEVEN TYLER is back on the market.  He and his fiancée, Erin Brady, have split, and a source says, quote, "It's over for good this time."-Steven and Erin were together for about five years.  They got engaged and had a commitment ceremony in Hawaii last year.

A couple that's had more ups and downs than most is back on the upswing.  KOBE BRYANT and his wife VANESSA have officially called off their divorce.-Kobe had this to say on Facebook . . . quote, "I am happy to say that Vanessa and I are moving on with our lives together as a family.-"When the show ends and the music stops, the journey is made beautiful by having that someone to share it with.  Thank you all for your support and prayers!  Much luv, Mamba out."The Kobe Kaos began back in 2003, when he was accused of raping a 19-year-old hotel employee in 2003.  Kobe admitted to infidelity, but denied it was sexual assault.--The accuser later dropped the charges, but Kobe ended up buying Vanessa a $4 million "forgiveness ring”

OLIVIA WILDE and "Saturday Night Live" clown JASON SUDEIKIS are engaged.  Sources say Jason proposed shortly after the holidays.  (--She's 28, he's 37.)  There's no word on a wedding date.This will be the second marriage for both of them.  From 2004 to 2010, Sudeikis was married to Kay Cannon, who writes and produces for "30 Rock" and "The New Girl".  She also wrote the script for the movie "Pitch Perfect".Olivia was married to Tao Ruspoli from 2003 to 2011.  He's a documentary filmmaker and a real-life Italian PRINCE.  After they split, Olivia told "Glamour" magazine, quote, "I felt like my vagina died."

Britain's not-always-reliable "Sun" tabloid says that BEYONCE and JAY-Z threw a party for their daughter Blue Ivy's first birthday.  A $200,000 PARTY. It reportedly included $95,000 for pink and white roses, $2,000 for the cake . . . and even $30,000 in swag for the guests.Yeah . . . even the ADULTS who showed up got goodie bags that included personalized fountain pens.Oh, and their gift to their daughter?  An $80,000 Barbie doll that's encrusted with diamonds and wears jewelry made out of real white gold.

 

 

 

 

KELLY OSBOURNE used to be heavy, and she'll be the first one to tell you she didn't appreciate all the bullying that came along with that. So what does she do for a living now? She makes fun of the way other celebrities look on E!'s "Fashion Police". For some reason, LADY GAGA has had enough of that. She wrote Kelly an open letter saying, "It used to make me truly sad when I would hear people talk about your weight when you were younger, as I was bullied too. "To see you blossoming into a beautiful slender woman who makes fun of others for a living is astounding. Why not help others?" She added that Kelly's show "breeds negativity." Ever since then, Gaga's followers have been going after Kelly on Twitter. And that prompted Kelly's WITCH of a mom, SHARON OSBOURNE, to attack Gaga.-First, she asked Gaga to tell her fans to stop writing, "libelous, slanderous and vile comments about my family, including death threats to Kelly." She added, "I am calling you a bully because you have 32 million followers hanging on your every word and you are criticizing Kelly in your open letter. Are you so desperate that you needed to make this public?"She also called Gaga hypocritical for wearing fur . . . quote, "Shouldn't you be teaching your 'little monster' fans to respect animals and life?"-Meanwhile, Kelly Tweeted that none of this chaos is bothering her . . . quote, "I hope you guys realize that I don't care about any of this bull[crap]!" I know who I am I don't need anyone to tell me!... love to all xoxo."And when asked about it at a Hollywood event on Saturday, she said, quote, "All I have to say on this subject is that I love Lady Gaga! -Kelly's "Fashion Police" co-host JOAN RIVERS said, quote, "'Fashion Police' is a comedy show. Anyone that comes out of an egg should figure that out."-And Gaga responded to Sharon with this . . . quote, "The 'real world' can be cruel, why not try to change it into a better place? -"I am an activist. Nobody takes adolescents seriously, I do. My letter to Kelly Osbourne was open, because her statements on cyber-bullying were public and as a youth activist I'm compelled to be involved."-This beef can probably be traced back to 2009, when Kelly called Gaga a "butterface".

New audio has emerged of LINDSAY LOHAN being difficult on the set of "The Canyons".  She can be heard telling co-star JAMES DEEN to, quote, "Do your [effing job]."  At one point, director PAUL SCHRADER says, quote, "All right, I've had enough already" . . . and Lindsay replies, quote, "So have I, thank you."

It sounds like DEMI LOVATO is serious about staying clean.  TMZ says she's been staying at a sober living house for more than a year.A source says, quote, "She's very smart.  She takes whatever steps she needs to make sure she stays healthy."  (--Demi was treated for eating disorders and cutting two years ago.  During her treatment, she was also diagnosed with bipolar disorder.)

The first known user of performance-enhancing drugs was JAMES "PUD" GALVIN.  He took a drink that contained monkey testosterone, which was distilled from MONKEY TESTICLES.  This was in 1889 . . . and in 1965, Galvin entered the Baseball Hall of Fame.

 

 

 

 

After five Oscar nominations and weeks of controversy, the Osama Bin Laden assassination movie "Zero Dark Thirty" took 1st place at the box office.  It earned $24 million in its first weekend of nationwide release.-The horror spoof comedy "A Haunted House" made $18.8 million in 2nd place . . . while "Gangster Squad" rounded out the top three with $16.7 million.  Here are this week's Top 10 movies:

 1.)  "Zero Dark Thirty", $24 million.  Up to $29.5 million in its 4th week, after three weeks of limited release.

2.)  (NEW)  "A Haunted House", $18.8 million.

3.)  (NEW)  "Gangster Squad", $16.7 million.

Someone made a live-action remake of "Toy Story" and posted it on YouTube.  All the toys are "played" by toys . . . the people are played by real people . . . and the audio from the actual movie is used.  It's nothing short of brilliant.

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE just announced he had some new music in the pipeline, and he's already released his first song.  It's called "Suit & Tie", and it features some verses by JAY-Z.  It hit iTunes last night.

A 23-year-old contestant from Brooklyn, N.Y., has won the title of Miss America .Mallory Hagan won the Las Vegas beauty pageant Saturday night after tap dancing to James Brown's "Get Up Off of That Thing" and answering a question about whether armed guards belong in grade schools by saying we should not fight violence with violence .Hagan defeated Miss South Carolina Ali Rogers, who took second, and Miss Oklahoma Alicia Clifton, who finished third. Hagan wins a $50,000 college scholarship and gets the crown for one year. Her platform was stopping child sexual abuse.She is expected to spend her title reign on a nationwide speaking tour and raising money for the Children's Miracle Network, the organization's official charity.

Kate Middleton's due date is official! Clarence House announced Monday morning that the Duchess of Cambridge, pregnant with her and Prince William's first child, is expecting the baby in July. According to AP, the royal couple "are delighted to confirm" the due date, although they still won't tell the world whether it's a boy or a girl, but the announcement seems to indicate that she is not, in fact, expecting twins. A July due date comes as a bit of a surprise: When the palace first announced Catherine's pregnancy in early December, reports speculated that the duchess was about 12 weeks along, putting her due date in May or June of 2013. A July due date means the announcement must have come even earlier, an unconventional move supposedly forced by Kate's worsening morning sickness, or hyperemesis gravidarum.

 

 

 

 

TV TONIGHT

--"The Carrie Diaries" [Series Premiere] . . . 8:00 to 9:00 P.M. on the CW.  AnnaSophia Robb stars as a 16-year-old version of Sarah Jessica Parker's "Sex and the City" character, Carrie Bradshaw, in this prequel series.

--"Shipwreck Men" [Series Premiere] . . . 9:00 to 10:00 P.M. on Discovery.  Four of South Florida's fiercest salvage companies are the focus of this new reality series.

 --"Golden Globe Awards Fashion Police" . . . 9:00 to 10:00 P.M. on E!  Joan and Melissa Rivers host this look at the worst and best dressed at the awards gala.

 

 

 

 

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